Description: TOR Vs BOS Dream11 Team Overview, Match Centre And Probable Playing 5: Raptors’ 100% winning record comes under severe scrutiny today
The only side in the Eastern Conference to have won every single game since the return of the league, for the Raptors, the bubble has been all about dismissing their naysayers. After losing out a string of pivotal names this season, many had raised questions about the side’s calibre and ability to emulate their travails of the foregone season winning campaign.
While the side did more than enough to showcase its credentials prior to the outbreak of Coronavirus, the three wins in a row in the seeding round have furthered strengthen the side’s case. The team has not only quashed all notions of whether it was a serious enough contender for the title but has also gone on to earn the moniker of outright favourites for the conference trophy as well.
And a win against Boston Celtics would today go a long way in determining if the Raptors can seriously post a daunting challenge for what would be an unprecedented second title win on the bounce. In third place, Boston Celtics emerge as one of their sterner tests in the league, a game which promises to test the Raptors’ will, valour and resolve.
TOR Vs BOS Dream11 Probable Winner
Ever since the league has resumed, for Boston Celtics’ the four games they have contested have been a mixed bag. With two wins and two defeats, the side has shown why it’s never emerged as a serious contender for the title, a side which will be looking to dismiss that claim with a win today.
And they have the repertoire of resources required to make things dicey for the Raptors, a game which will see Boston Celtics take their opponents all the way down to the fourth quarter. This will be a closely contested humdinger, one the Raptors’ well rounded attack is capable to win for the side.
Probable Playing 5
- Patrick is sidelined for the scrimmage owing to his injury.
- Rondo and Bradley are both set to skip out on today’s imminent encounter with the Lakers’ duo still struggling with injury issues.
Fred, Kyle, Pascal, Ibaka, Anunoby
Kemba, Brown, Gordon, Tatum, Daniel
NBA Scrimmage 2019-20
Match: Raptors Vs Boston
Date And Time: 8th August, Saturday: 6:00am
Venue: The Arena, Orlando
- Pascal: 22.3 ppg
- Jaylen: 20.4 ppg
Best Ball Stealer
- Pascal: 7.5 rpb
- Tatum: 6.9 rpg
Magic Vs Raptors: 99-109
Boston Vs Nets: 149-115
Dream 11 Picks
Our set of picks for the day will begin with the pick of Kyle Lowry from the Raptors’. In the midst of his bustup the last time around, the player’s performance went unnoticed, a display which deserves all the plaudits with the point guard shooting 14 points from the deep along with piling on the 8 rebounds for his side as well.
Fred VanVleet makes for a worthy companion for him after the point guard delivered his career’s highest ever scoring display. With a behemoth 36 points to his name, the player was at his imperious best, an intricate performance which saw him clobber the Orlando Magic.
Our most heavily indulged in component also sees Boston Celtics being covered with us opting for the pick of Brad Wanamaker. He’ll feature only as a substitute for the side today but he still warrants a pick given the 13 points and 5 assists he came up with the last time around.
Marcus Smart is going to be crucial to any chances Boston Celtics have of coming out of today’s imminent encounter with a win in their favour. The shooting guard will need to dwell into his ambit of shooting triples at a high conversion rate and try to push the Raptors back towards defending their post.
With Boston Celtics known to be vulnerable infront of players who can shoot triples with ease, this could easily end up being a game where OG Anunoby delivers a stunning show of shooting from the midrange region. He had an innate ability of shooting with a high percentage from the deep, traits which can guide the Raptors to a fourth win a row.
Boston Celtics have had to credit Jayson Tatum immensely for leading them to this stage in the competition. Had it not been for the power forward, the club would have been struggling to hammer down its spot in the top 6 with the side’s top scorer being in succulent touch since the league has returned.
Semi Ojeleye will be joining up with him for the impending scrimmage with the player making the most of his frugal minutes the last time around to send down 9 points.
Marc Gasol has kept guarding players diligently, a devout role which has seen him clamp down on oppositions and see the Raptors man help himself to the rebounds and deflections on a persistent basis.
With 19 points in just 18 minutes the last time around, Jayson will be our star player while Lowry is the pro player.
Dream 11 Team
Lowry, Fred, Brad, Smart, Anunoby, Tatum, Semi, Gasol
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Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.